Why Use ActionScript 3.0 in Flash Based eLearning Development?

Upside Learning

With the help of its inbuilt programming language ActionScript developers can code interactions, communicate with servers, program animations etc. The latest version of ActionScript- ActionScript 3.0 [AS It has many new APIs and better performance which were not available in the previous versions of ActionScript [AS 1.0 & AS 2.0] This can help in creating some really cool animations and effects which were not possible in previous versions.

Adobe Presenter 7.0.7 is HERE with ActionScript 3.0 Support

mLearning Revolution

Today I’m happy to report that our much anticipated update of Adobe Presenter with full support for ActionScript 3.0 (AS3) Finally when you are ready to Publish your content, Adobe Presenter creates AICC- and SCORM-compliant content for publishing to any Learning Management System (LMS).

Creating Flash Templates for eLearning

eLearning Brothers

When you’re done creating the template, lock all of the layers that don’t need to be edited. Put Actionscript on its Own Layer. Go ahead and create a separate layer and call it “actions”. Create Folders in the Library. Create folder in the library to help separate the assets. If your flash template has multiple sections then create multiple folders. Tags: Featured Random Info Tips & Tricks actionscript flash start eLearning Templates

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April 2010 Monthly Roundup: 10 Most Popular Posts

Upside Learning

22 Great Free ActionScript 3.0 Lists good tutorials and blogs on ActionScript 3.0 Narrates our development experience of creating the Pune Layar – the first Layar for India. Tags: eLearning ActionScript 3.0

Create Click Alerts in Flash

eLearning Brothers

In this post I show you how to create a button with a “click alert” on it which is a slight animation that indicates to the user that they should interact with the button. You can use this tutorial to create flash eLearning interactions that indicate to the user that some action is needed. Here’s the click alert example that I’ll show you how to create: 1. Create a movie clip with whatever animation you want as your “click alert”.

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Easily Create eLearning Games and Interactions

eLearning Brothers

The Interaction Builder is online software that quickly creates Flash games and interactions that are easily imported into your rapid eLearning authoring tool. Create everything online and then download a file to insert into your course.

Am I a Flash developer?

Learning Developments

Adobe Flash is a very complicated product and in order to create a Flash application, you need a variety of skills. On the other hand, not being a graphics designer, creating applications with amazing animations is not really my strength. ActionScript is just one more programming language I've learned in order to do this. I can use ActionScript to respond to events and work with Movie Clips. Where I need to draw the line is where it comes to creating animations.

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Social Media Libraries for Flash

Upside Learning

There are many Flash/ActionScript libraries available for this purpose, some of which are listed below. Below are two of the commonly used ActionScript libraries –. Tweetr – This is one of the most commonly used twitter ActionScript 3.0 YouTube has the APIs for ActionScript 2.0

Am I a Flash developer?

Learning Developments

Adobe Flash is a very complicated product and in order to create a Flash application, you need a variety of skills. On the other hand, not being a graphics designer, creating applications with amazing animations is not really my strength. ActionScript is just one more programming language I've learned in order to do this. I can use ActionScript to respond to events and work with Movie Clips. Where I need to draw the line is where it comes to creating animations.

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Control the Geek and use Wisely

Learning Developments

We can't jump on the first release of Flash 10 or ActionScript 3 to take advantage of the new features and leave or users behind who require minimum support for Flash 8. Just because Articulate is easy to use and creates cool eLearning projects, doesn't mean we should use it to do a true to life software simulation. Creating a software simulation? ActionScript Captivate HTML5 Business Need Twitter Flash

Control the Geek and use Wisely

Learning Developments

We can't jump on the first release of Flash 10 or ActionScript 3 to take advantage of the new features and leave or users behind who require minimum support for Flash 8. Just because Articulate is easy to use and creates cool eLearning projects, doesn't mean we should use it to do a true to life software simulation. Creating a software simulation? ActionScript Captivate HTML5 Business Need Twitter Flash

Captivate Widgets Tutorial: Create your first Widget

Adobe Captivate

In this post I am going to help you create your first Captivate Widget in just a few steps. Today I’ll demonstrate how you can create a simple ‘Print Slide’ widget. Choose Widget type -> Static and ActionScript Version-> ActionScript2.0.

Mobile Learning Moves the Evolution of Authoring Tools

Association eLearning

It’s nothing new —just another step in the continual evolution we’ve seen since the early 1990s, when authoring tools were first introduced to help eLearning professionals create and deliver learning. Over the years, these tools have had to balance ease-of-use with the ability to create a robust learning experience. These command-line style authoring tools let a programmer create “screens” of content that could be “packaged” into an installer for PCs to play back.

Converting ELearning To Tablet Learning: Cost-effective Solutions

Upside Learning

These conversion solutions have been divided based on the tools in which the original eLearning was created. Another option could be to use the Flash CS6 Toolkit for CreateJS , which allows output to be created in Flash and published for HTML.

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How to Get Lectora Game Templates to Send Score Results to Your LMS

eLearning Brothers

The Lectora page needs to have a new variable declared on the page, and Flash needs to have the correct “ExternalInterface.call” setup in ActionScript. The Game Templates at eLearning Brothers have tons of fun and exciting interactions to add to your Lectora projects.

eLearning Development Is An Iterative Process

Upside Learning

It is important for all involved with eLearning development to understand and appreciate that effective eLearning courses need an iterative process to create them. Related posts: eLearning Development: Useful Firefox add-ons Why Use ActionScript 3.0

Enhance Lectora e-Learning Courses with Embedded Objects

Trivantis

Lectora® e-Learning software is an adaptable tool with flexible parameters that you can use to create almost anything you need for your e-Learning course content or training. Set up External Interface Call in ActionScript. Create iPad e-Learning Content. Forum. Logins.

Free e-Learning books

eFront

The Insider’s Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro by The Rapid e-Learning Blog One of the great benefits of rapid e-learning is the ability to create e-learning courses much faster and easier than ever before.

15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads

Upside Learning

You can create interactive videos with clickable links, table of contents, search, embed quizzes and it supports both Flash and HTML5. With this HTML5 compliant, eLearning authoring tool from ‘dominKnow’, you can create mobile and tablet compliant content easily. and ActionScript 3.0

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Using Adobe Animate in Captivate Slides

Adobe Captivate

Although flash is for all intents and purposes done – it’s good to see that those of us who have worked with the Adobe Flash application in the past can transfer our skills to creating html5 output in Adobe Animate. Rather than ActionScript programming control will come by the use of Javascript, then publishing to.oam format and ultimately bring the content into Captivate to create animated or interactive content.

Top 25 Rapid eLearning Blog Posts

Upside Learning

How to Create a Visual Design for Your E-Learning Scenario. Related posts: Our Blog Turns One Today Why Use ActionScript 3.0 I have been involved with Rapid eLearning Projects at Upside and also creation of our own Rapid Authoring Framework that sits in our LMS (UpsideLMS).

What’s New in Adobe eLearning Suite2?

Upside Learning

Adobe Captivate is a great tool for creating rapid eLearning with features like screen capture, power point import, full motion recording, custom skins and players, automatic text captioning, etc.

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A Review: Suddenly Smart SmartBuilder for Case-based Scenarios by Joe Ganci

Learning Solutions Magazine

But you can’t create these with PowerPoint, and many designers don’t have the skills to create them in ActionScript or Flash. Case-based scenarios provide the e-Learning designer and developer with far more instructional power than the boring linear lessons that are all too common in e-Learning. Here’s a review of SmartBuilder, a tool more powerful than PowerPoint and easier to use than Flash.

Do you know your E-learning Buckets?

Integrated Learnings

You could be a beginning Captivate user creating a self-paced page turner, you could be a Flash developer melding ActionScript and Javascript to communicate with an LMS, or you could be an instructor maxing out whiteboards and breakout rooms in Adobe Connect to synchronously engage learners. By Jonathan Shoaf. I've discovered recently I don't like the term e-learning.

The Secret to Creating Your Own PowerPoint Templates for E-Learning - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

The Secret to Creating Your Own PowerPoint Templates for E-Learning. This means that you’ll have to create your own templates that work better with the rapid elearning software. This post will share with you my secrets for creating custom templates in PowerPoint. Here are three templates that I created for this blog post. Create a design that gives you as much real estate as possible. I don’t typically create a PowerPoint template.

Rapid Authoring – Freeform Vs Template Based

Upside Learning

A set of elements are provided which can be inserted and laid out on the blank canvas to create content for the course. But, the best part of such tools is they provide an opportunity to use one’s imagination (and understanding) to create very good and engaging eLearning content. Related posts: Top 25 Rapid eLearning Blog Posts Why Use ActionScript 3.0

Is HTML5 Ready for eLearning Development?

Upside Learning

Last week, while justifying Apple’s refusal to allow Flash player on iPhone/iPad, Steve Jobs wrote– “ New open standards created in the mobile era, such as HTML5, will win on mobile devices (and PCs too) ”.

5 Reasons Why You Should Convert Flash to HTML5

Hurix Digital

This news comes after nearly two decades of Flash dominance, where it was a standard for creating multimedia. However, that’s not all, as it also allowed developers to create interactive websites, animations, and Rich Internet Applications (RIAs). Steps to Convert SWF to HTML5 .

5 Reasons Why You Should Convert Flash to HTML5

Hurix Digital

This news comes after nearly two decades of Flash dominance, where it was a standard for creating multimedia. However, that’s not all, as it also allowed developers to create interactive websites, animations, and Rich Internet Applications (RIAs). 5 Steps to Convert SWF to HTML5 .

Programming Is Back The Rise of HTML5 for E Learning

ATD Learning Technologies

When e-learning was first gaining momentum (about 15 to 20 years ago), building courseware required some degree of programming capability: HTML and JavaScript to build a primary code base, ActionScript in Flash to create interactive objects and content, and a good knowledge of SCORM standards.

Using Captivate 4's System Variables

Integrated Learnings

In the Edit / Create Action drop-down, select "Create a new action." Repeat the steps above to create an action to turn the navigation bar off. One of the new features of Captivate 4 is the ability to access and use system variables.

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[Video] 5 Steps for Using GreenSock Animations in Lectora

eLearning Brothers

I first learned ActionScript and remember my excitement when I discovered an easier way to do cool animations with GreenSock, with just a few simple lines of code I could make things bounce, fade, move, tween, and much more. So from here open a Title or create a new one.

Developing An eLearning Player?

Upside Learning

This is immensely helpful when you create multilingual courses. How it Can Benefit Mobile Learning Why Use ActionScript 3.0 An eLearning player is a building block for more conventional [one with back and next for navigation buttons] eLearning courses. What’s an eLearning player?

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Authoring Tools and Compatibility

Learning Developments

When eLearning designers and developers think about using a rapid development tool such as Lectora, they often think about the time savings they get when creating a visual pleasing project and the ability to create reusable components.

eLearning Teams & Interactivity

Web Courseworks

One of the most important tasks for a leader is to create a culture of continuous improvement through effective project management. Flash ActionScript programmer.

e-Learning and Games in Healthcare

eLearning Cyclops

but that does not mean we can not create e-learning games too. Here they are: ActionScript for Fun and Games by Gary Rosenzweig - The last edition is from the days of Flash MX, but it is still a great resource when it comes to developing games that can be tweaked into e-learning games. Flashkit game tutorials - They not only have a good collection of game tutorials, but also provide the source files which help immensely in dissecting and learning the ActionScript.

Lesson I: Making your own Custom Articulate Player | LearnNuggets

NuggetHead

The ActionScript for the player is written in version 2.0 For now, simply create a directory to keep all your files. Open Flash and create a new Flash document/file. ActionScript 2.0 ActionScript 3.0 We need to set the document/file is to ActionScript 2.0 (if